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Published: 01 September 2009
Fig. 1 The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) Fig. 1. The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 531-532.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Seong-Jun Kim Yoshioka Hitoshi 吉岡斉, Genshiryoku no shakaishi: Sono nihonteki tenkai. Shinpan 原子力の社会史:その日本的展開. 新版 [ A Social History of Nuclear Power: Its Development in Japan. New Edition ] Tokyo : Asahi Shimbun , 2011 . 424 pp . ¥1900.00 . 18 7 2012 18 7 2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2007) 1 (1): 53-75.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Kohta Juraku; Tatsujiro Suzuki; Osamu Sakura This is an STS case study of the social decision-making process on the siting of a nuclear power plant in Japan, from the point of view of a sociological case analysis. Energy technologies are critically important for industrial society but often trigger...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (1): 47-64.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Dominic Kelly In light of events at the Daiichi nuclear plant, this article discusses the origins of nuclear power in Japan. These origins lie in a confluence of forces: strategic, economic, and cultural. Drawing inspiration from the work of Antonio Gramsci, the article considers the operation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 343-366.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Fig. 1 The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) Fig. 1. The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (4): 601-623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 2013 Fukushima nuclear power nuclear accident narrative transnational The nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi power plants, according to numerous government reports and media accounts, were a particularly Japanese failure. Analysts frequently note that many of Japan's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 409-415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 2009, a South Korean consortium led by Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) signed an $18.6 billion contract with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the sale of several APR 1400–type Korean nuclear reactors. The news was very surprising: few people had expected South Korea to triumph over its competitors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (3): 295-310.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., nuclear power plants were at the top of his list of products that techno-Japan proudly makes. The exportation of nuclear engineering by Japan has also attracted academic attention and the publication of a few works. 1 Most curiously, from the perspective of East Asian science, technology, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (3): 235-256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... use nuclear weapons. By focusing on the most characteristic media in science dissemination of the 1950s such as the Newsletter of Science Dissemination ( Kexue puji tongxun ), as well as popular science journals such Science Pictorial ( Kexue huabao ) and Knowledge Is Power ( Zhishi jiushi liliang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 403-407.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., registered at the highest level of danger (level 7) by the International Atomic Energy Agency, occurred at the Fukushima nuclear power plants. The Fukushima nuclear disaster was the result of a series of natural catastrophes, engineering failures, and human errors that resulted in fuel core meltdown and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 229-231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... their own countries. Nuklir Jawa ( Nuclear Java ), which delves into the Indonesian context for adopting nuclear power, is an excellent foray into the different ways that a nation-state and its citizens conceptualize how nuclear power will shape society, both positively and negatively. The film...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (3): 367-370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... national boundaries and the power relationships among various players (state, industry, and so on), hence several “regimes of nuclearity.” In the global order issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 1957, a nation with uranium mines and no other nuclear activities qualified for IAEA...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (4): 567-570.
Published: 01 December 2008
...). The bilateral character of the US policy becomes clearer here. Second, the American policy intention to try to conceal the damage of residual radioactivity is not always consistent. While nuclear power generation is developed in earnest from the 1960s, what kind of influence the concealment policy of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (2): 195-208.
Published: 01 June 2014
... deeply related to the various social contexts, and so powerful was the combination that many South Koreans came to approve of nuclear armament. The story of Benjamin Whiso Lee, a classic example of the relationship between science and nationalism, reveals far more. 09 4 2012 19 7 2013...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (3): 277-308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Nuclear 94% Coal 94% Gas 97.8% Biomass 50% Hydro 85.78%–40.15% Solar 20% Wind 6% According to the American National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the value for solar should be in the range of 50–80 percent. For wind power, according to the Pacific Northwest National...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (1): 65-85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... national testing range for missiles and rockets. For years, no government official was able even to enter the region as villagers blocked access roads through well-organized warning systems and massive human roadblocks ( Routledge 1992 ). Opposition to nuclear power stations has mushroomed across India...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 529-542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and engineers who had studied in the United States formed the π-Club and emerged as leaders of South Korea's scientific community, consistently advocating applied and industrial research. Scientists' newfound political power shifted the core of science and technology from universities to government...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 567-572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... release of radioactive material from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March–May 2011, it has become clear that understanding the impact of a serious technology crisis has become crucial to the development of Taiwan's antinuclear movement. Crises often increase public awareness of important...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (4): 581-583.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Kenji Ito Hein Laura , Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth-Century Japan Washington, D. C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press , 2004 6 2 2009 6 2 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 543-554.
Published: 01 December 2011
... finance. For decades, he has explored new fields in the sociology of science and technology, especially those that deeply affect people's lives, such as the eugenics movement, the accuracy of nuclear weapons, emissions markets, and his recent work on current credit crunch. This interview started with a...